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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Common and widely distributed tall timber pine of western North America having dark green needles in bunches of 2 to 5 and thick bark with dark brown plates when mature.

Usage examples (31)
  • Fire suppression has transformed open stands of old-growth species such as ponderosa pine to dense stands with understories of small-diameter conifers.
  • Forests of ponderosa pine, Douglas-fir, and aspen occur.
  • The road ripples through meadowland, ponderosa, shimmering aspen.
  • The nut is very much larger than the nut of the ordinary ponderosa. for more
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